In the midyear of 2007, the result showed that more than half of the around 1.5 million national prisoners or exactly 809, 800 of them, both fathers and mothers, have children aged 18 years or less (Glaze & Maruschak, 2008, p. 1). These children reach the number of up to 1.7 million. This figure accounts 2.3 of the total number of minor children in the United States. Additionally, it was also found out that almost half or 850, 000 of these children were only aged nine years old or less during the survey whereas more than a third will have to reach the legal age of 18 while their parents are incarcerated (p. 3). Figure 1 shows the tabularized data as shown in Appendix A.